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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:00 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,733
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Thanks for the new perspective on oil injection....

Thanks for the new perspective on oil injection. My experience is limited to early 70s technology. We just took them off and premixed the gas. If I'm honest I have to admit I did it mostly so I could...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,733
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Got a link to that skid plate info? Put my...

Got a link to that skid plate info?

Put my bulletproof rad guards on last night. First time I've splurged for them. They are hell for stout and fit right up.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,733
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Mine weighs 229 lbs with 1/2 a tank of fuel....

Mine weighs 229 lbs with 1/2 a tank of fuel. (using the bathroom scale, 2x4 block and arithmetic method).

I've not ridden a 300rr but is my sense that the 300 xcw would be considerably faster,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,733
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Nice find on the S/A, just ordered one. I see...

Nice find on the S/A, just ordered one.
I see you've already mounted a trials tire, it's gonna be a mountain goat I bet.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,733
Posted By DirtyOldMan
I must have misspoken, it comes with the extra...

I must have misspoken, it comes with the extra needle but the jets are up to the user. It does come with competition jetting instructions though.
Throttle response is just as described in the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,733
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Just rode mine for the first time yesterday. Just...

Just rode mine for the first time yesterday. Just a gravel road ride around my place so no real ride report yet. Power is real snappy right off the bottom and then it's done, no big hit. Haven't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,733
Posted By DirtyOldMan
OH Man! Mine can't be far behind. That sure looks...

OH Man! Mine can't be far behind. That sure looks like a place to mount a plate on that fender.
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 106,176
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Be careful, that stuff doesn't knock down wasps...

Be careful, that stuff doesn't knock down wasps like it used to. Just like carb cleaner in the old days, you just had to get close and the buggers would drop deader than a hammer. I think they took...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 22,733
Posted By DirtyOldMan
I've put down a deposit at Donnels in...

I've put down a deposit at Donnels in independence mo.
Come on March. Looks like just the thing for this old man.
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 106,176
Posted By DirtyOldMan
For the first half of my life I thought a...

For the first half of my life I thought a screwdriver was an oil filter wrench.
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 106,176
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Details please, can't see whats going on there....

Details please, can't see whats going on there. Is that an air hose?
There's a good blues show on public radio around here. I can only get a couple of the strongest fm channels in my metal shop....
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 166,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
These things are great, fellow campers are amazed...

These things are great, fellow campers are amazed when you fire one up.
I have found heet and denatured alchohol work best. Picked up a bottle of rubbing alchohol last trip and it worked but took...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Anybody out there? Just in case there is, I'll...

Anybody out there?
Just in case there is, I'll lay out another hint.
I don't want to be the one that killed the game.

The high school mascot(s) in question are the "marksmen".
Get it? Gunn...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-20-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Bet you've ridden by this one Phil. I have old...

Bet you've ridden by this one Phil. I have old gas station (fillin station) radar. Love those old buildings, they have a route 66/ teepee motel feel to em.
I'd love to duplicate one on my place for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Yeah Phil, I think the short stretch of hot...

Yeah Phil, I think the short stretch of hot weather we had kinda flung a malaise on our little game. Fall is in the air now and everyone will ride more.

BTW that is city hall in the immediate...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
New tag ...

New tag
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/15/9e4e5amu.jpg

Another old gas station. Looked for some history on this place, came up empty handed. It seems that not much ever happened in this burg. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/15/a4ube2y2.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/15/a4ube2y2.jpg

Tag
Gunn City
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
New Tag ...

New Tag


http://sjackson.smugmug.com/Other/Gtag/i-C5tdx5m/0/L/Tag%208%2031-L.jpg

This gal has 11 sisters from Maryland to California
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/01/u6a3ehug.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/01/u6a3ehug.jpg

Tag
Mormon monument at Far West MO
I learned some history finding this one.
We humans sure can mistreat one another.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
There are rest rooms, a handy piece of...

There are rest rooms, a handy piece of information for old farts.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Dayum! Pershing did have a pretty rank nickname.

Dayum! Pershing did have a pretty rank nickname.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5,213
Views: 338,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Cool lawn art theme going here.

Cool lawn art theme going here.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-16-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Thanks, the re-install did the job. Had to go...

Thanks, the re-install did the job. Had to go online and re-update the map set as well. Just have to use basemap to install the 24k and maps purse to install the old maps. But they both work fine on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Thanks, I thought that would do the trick but...

Thanks, I thought that would do the trick but Mapinstall cant see the maps either. It tells me all compatible maps on my computer have already been installed.
In fairness, my old maps are probably...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-15-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Installing multible maps in a 62c

Recently replaced my lost 60csx with a 62c. I already had a 24k south central that I was using in the 60. It loaded easily into the 62c.

Here's my problem, I would like to load my old 3cd...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Heard from my friend today. He has made contact...

Heard from my friend today. He has made contact with someone near him due to the "loop list". Thank you Greg Bender!
This could get interesting.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By DirtyOldMan
I think this was the last bike he owned, hence...

I think this was the last bike he owned, hence the nostalgic appeal.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Thanks a lot guys. I don't think the vin is known...

Thanks a lot guys. I don't think the vin is known at this point but in light of the list you have compiled maybe he can search some old county records.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Tracking down an old Moto Guzzi

I made a new friend the other day, I had ridden my bike to a work seminar, fellow putting on the seminar saw it, motorcycle conversation ensued, you know the rest.
He tells me about his dad's old...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-28-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Thanks for all the info. You'd think I'd know...

Thanks for all the info. You'd think I'd know more about them as long as I've been messing with em. It's been difficult to get educated enough to ask intelligent questions.
Let's see if I understand...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-27-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Finally got the maps loaded. I now believe that...

Finally got the maps loaded. I now believe that because it took so long to upload (over an hour and a half for 870ish mb), the computer went to "sleep" and caused power to go out on the gps.
I found...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-26-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Thanks for the help. Thought I had updated the...

Thanks for the help. Thought I had updated the firmware but maybe I just checked for the latest software updates for the computer program. I'll report progress.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-26-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Is there a way to upgrade to a larger card in a...

Is there a way to upgrade to a larger card in a 60csx? Mine only came with a 128mb card and now that I've purchased TOPO US 24K south central I can load only a few maps onto the card. Any attempts to...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 166,369
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Got the two stoves today, thanks! The little...

Got the two stoves today, thanks!
The little buggers work really well.
Boiled me up a large coffees worth of water in minutes....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-01-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,111,592
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Nice run of pics! They have a time machine...

Nice run of pics! They have a time machine affect. Taken back when you had to actually buy film, keep from ruining it then send it off to Kodak for developing.
Looking close at your camp I see old...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6,314
Views: 839,716
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Mine seemed stiffer than most. I have previously...

Mine seemed stiffer than most. I have previously balanced tires with just the axle on jack stands but these were too stiff to spin really easy. I finally bought a balancer dealie .
No vibration...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 239,838
Posted By DirtyOldMan
I usually buy tarps, casters, moving blankets...

I usually buy tarps, casters, moving blankets shop rags and such at horrible freight without disappointment.
Things I avoid are levels, miter saws, anything requiring precision. The 1/2 drills...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6,314
Views: 839,716
Posted By DirtyOldMan
I left my bar weights on. Just drilled them out...

I left my bar weights on. Just drilled them out so a 8mm bolt would fit through, then drilled and tapped the bars for 8mm.
I used the acerbis hand guards, the plastic ones with the metal built in....
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 106,176
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Excellent! :clap I've been looking for a better...

Excellent! :clap
I've been looking for a better tank than my ketchup bottle.

I love this thread.
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 106,176
Posted By DirtyOldMan
Yet another reason why I need a plasma cutter.

Yet another reason why I need a plasma cutter.
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